Editor's Diary: Creating A Bag With Ecco In Amsterdam
Did you know that Ecco-yes, the same Ecco that makes those comfy shoes mom wears-is also partially responsible for your beloved Alexander Wang leather bag? Well, I didn’t. The most thought I’d given to leather’s intricacies was refraining from cursing while removing winters pesky salt stains. That is until my recent trip to the Ecco Leather factory located on the outskirts of Amsterdam, where I learned what’s involved in creating the incredible hides that become the items we love, and was invited to design my own handbag. Talk about a market editors dream.